Sometimes our patients respond with a smile - sometimes with quiet, dignified determination.
Founding EMERGENCY was a gut reaction, not just a mental decision.
EMERGENCY doesn’t just mean war surgery – it means medicine, rights and equality.
Simply put, they provide care - in every sense of the word.
Sidra is nine years old, she lives in Mosul, Iraq, and we think she should be able to run around and play, just like any other girl her age.
It’s EMERGENCY’s very own 007, built in 1998 in the labs at the Centre by amputee and disabled former patients.
Wherever we work, all around the world, we always provide our patients with the treatment - and compassion - that they deserve.
Now, with her energy restored, she can go to school again and play with her friends!
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
As he talks, Murad has an easy-going smile that conveys serenity and peace – reflecting the name of the IDP camp where he lives and works: Ashti. But emphasising the positive side of things isn’t always enough. Even if you’re a child.